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Blaby District council

Keep up with news and services local to you on the Blaby district council website.

Blaby Staying Healthy

Blaby District Staying Healthy Partnership aims to provide a co-ordinated, innovative and evidence-based approach to health improvement in Blaby District. This is a general resource available for all.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice gives people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem. Our network of charities offers confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free. Services include benefits, work, debt and money, consumer, housing, family, law and courts, immigration, health and more.

Department of Work and Pensions – Applying for Benefits

Guidance on what benefits are available, criteria and how to apply can be found on the website on the following link.

First Contact Plus

Displays contacts for information, advice and support in Leicestershire. Some of the topics include health improvements (smoking, alcohol/drug awareness, active lifestyles, weight management, sexual health, mental health), falls advice, feeling safe, living independently, money/debt advice, work/learning, families and relationships and your home.

Harborough District Council

The Harborough District Council website contains a lot of useful information, latest news and events as well as services available to you.

Leicestershire County Council – Adult Social Care

Adult social care services provides support in a wide range of ways including protecting adults at risk, supported accommodation and care homes, assessment and eligibility for care and support, looking after someone, working in care, mental health, transport for older and disabled people and living independently at home.

Leicestershire County Council – Eating Well

You can learn about healthier eating for you and your family as well get great tips for losing weight and living a healthier lifestyle. Advice includes for adults, pregnancy and teens amongst other key information.

Leicestershire County Council – Get Active

Regular physical activity is good for your physical and mental health and wellbeing. If you want to be more active, LCC can put you in touch with your local services. This website also contains information about exercise in pregnancy as well as how the whole family can get involved with exercise.

Leicestershire Warm Homes

Community based fuel poverty project with help and advice on how to make your home as warm and as healthy as possible.

Royal Voluntary Service

The Royal Voluntary Service provide patient transport for essential appointments and visits to and from hospital, GP or other medical appointment where confidence or mobility issues can make it difficult or impossible to use public transport, or if people live in rural areas with limited transport. Volunteers provide company and support to people get to/from appointments and can be there to help check patients in and wait with patients before returning home. Volunteers can also take a carer if that helps.

StepChange Debt Charity

Free, confidential, expert debt advice online or over the phone, with guidance for best debt solutions and support as long as is needed.